The '''Boston Housing Authority''' (BHA) is a public agency of the city of Boston
that provides subsidized public housing in the United States|public housing
to low- and moderate-income families and individuals.
In the federal government model of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD), BHA is a Housing authority|public housing agency
[[http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/pha/contacts/states/ma.cfm List of Public Housing Authorities in Massachusetts] - US Department of Housing and Urban Development website]
As such, BHA administers federal government assistance programs and monies for locally subsidized housing.
[[http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/rental_assistance/phprog "HUD's Public Housing Program"], US Department of Housing and Urban Development website] ["Public Housing Agency (PHA) - A State, county, municipality or other governmental entity or public body (or agency or... ]